About Sara Welch, P.A.

Sara Welch, PA-C has transitioned her medical career from emergency medicine with critical care management to family practice and on to subspecialty care of sleep medicine and cardiovascular disease management as a certified clinical lipid specialist. She has cared for patients of all ages and stages of life.

As cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States and worldwide, Sara thrives on empowering her patients to make healthy lifestyle choices, being a patient advocate, and educating and managing the risk factors involved with heart disease prevention.

As an Alabama Gulf Coast native, Sara lives in Daphne with her husband, two sons, and yellow lab. They enjoy being involved with their church, school, sports, and spending time with family and friends.


1997-2001 B.S. in Biology
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

2005-2007 MHSc, Physician Assistant Studies
University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL


2007 - Present, NCCPA Board Certification
2009 - Present, Alabama Medical Licensure Commission, PA License
2021, Certificate of Advanced Education in Obesity Medicine
2017 - Present, ACCL Certified Clinical Lipid Specialist
2012, Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute Member
2008, Fundamental Critical Care Support Certification by Society of Critical Medicine


American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)
National Lipid Association (NLA)
Obesity Medicine Association (OMA)
American Society for Preventive Cardiology (ASPC)


2022 - Present
Sleep & CardioVascular Health
Daphne, AL

Preventive Care & Sleep Medicine
Springhill Physician Practices, Mobile, AL

South Baldwin Family Practice
Foley, AL

Emergency Medicine
Navarro Regional Hospital, Corsicana, TX
Providence Hospital, Mobile, AL

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